and again up through the mid-atlantic and the northeast. >> at least a few cities in america, though, are getting a holiday weeked worthy of celebrating. record-breaking weather in chicago. >> thank you! >> and the cherry blossoms in our nation's capital that seem to say, yes, spring is finally here, for you have earned it. >> sfl ocean city beaches -- city officials say an unusually long bidding process has forced them to delay the town's annual beach replenishment project until after the summer season. it had been hoped that efforts to restore the damage would be completed before the summer, but delays could have kept workers pumping hundreds of thousands of pounds or cubic feet, not pounds, of sand. a whole bunch of sand. that will be done in august. those pumps will start flowing in the fall. >> very good. >> easy for me to say. that's the reason they pay me mim wage to come up here and do this stuff. >> i wouldn't have it any other way. >> just stumbling through. >> is junk food just as addicting as cocaine? >> i wouldn't know. i have no idea. the health care reform has passed.